Winehouse wedding dress stolen from singer's home
FILE in this June 3, 2007, file photo British singer Amy Winehouse arrives at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles. The family of Amy Winehouse has put the late singer's London home up for sale for 2.7 million pounds ($4.2 million).The three-bedroom property in the Camden neighborhood of northwest London had become a shrine of sorts for mourning fans who left flowers and tributes following Winehouse's death last July from alcohol poisoning. A spokesman for the Winehouse family, said Thursday May 31, 2012 that the singer had loved the house and her family put it on the market because they felt it would be inappropriate for any of them to live there. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
LONDON (AP) — Amy Winehouse's charity says two of the late singer's dresses — including her wedding dress — are missing and believed stolen from her former London home.
The Amy Winehouse Foundation said Thursday the dress Winehouse wore for her 2006 Miami wedding to Blake Fielder-Civil and a newsprint cocktail dress she wore during a British TV appearance are both missing. The presumed theft was discovered during an inventory.
The wedding dress was to have been auctioned off for the charity, established to help young people overcome addiction.
The singer's father, Mitch Winehouse, told the Evening Standard it was "sickening that someone would steal something in the knowledge of its sentimental value."
Winehouse, the Grammy-winning "Back to Black" singer, died from alcohol poisoning on July 23, 2011, at the age of 27.